Stem Cells Across The Curriculum


Permissions, Copyright, and Creative Commons

Stem Cells Across the Curriculum (SCAC) is a product of collaboration and, thus, intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, all trademarks and copyright) in relation to this Website and its content are those of the individual Development Team Members. As there are many components to our resource collection, permissions for use of each component are not universal and users must abide by the specific permissions for each resource as outlined below and attribute specific members of the SCAC Development Team as noted on the specific resource. All SCAC materials are intended solely for educational, not-for-profit use.

All SCAC materials, with the exception of “They Called Me HeLa”, are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike License. To view a copy of this license, visit

Creative Commons License

“They Called Me HeLa” slide show is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Non Derivative License. To view a copy of this license, visit

Creative Commons License

Instructors may use our materials in their classrooms or their online course sites. This includes permission to modify materials to fit a course or to “personalize” the materials for students except as noted below.

Whenever using any of our materials, you must

  1. Attribute the work using the names of author(s)/designer(s) listed on the Website for that specific piece of the curriculum
  2. Attribute Stem Cells Across the Curriculum, The New School and include this URL:
  3. Include this disclaimer “Opinions expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Empire State Stem Cell Board, the New York State Department of Health, or the State of New York”
  4. License any derivative work you create under the Creative Commons License ShareAlike policy. For your use, we provide a downloadable transparent logo that can be placed on derivative works that addresses items 2-3 above:

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Please note that images and video on our site that are not created or otherwise owned by SCAC Development Team Members are used with direct permission from their sources or believed to be in the public domain. Use of these images or videos should be through the direct URL provided on the site. Proprietary third-party images have their sources acknowledged in a credit statement on each page or in the case of the Powerpoint Slide Sets, in the Notes Section of each slide.

Standard Usage

For all SCAC materials excluding They Called Me HeLa Slide Show, The Sources of Stem Cells Radial Infographic and The ZoomGraphics, permission is granted to electronically display, copy, adapt, alter, and reproduce downloadable materials as non-commercial educational tools within a non-profit educational context, provided that all of the above attribution and disclaimer requirements are included.

For They Called Me HeLa Slide Show, users must view this slideshow using the URL provided on the site. No alterations, adaptations, or derivative works are permitted.

Because The Sources of Stem Cells Radial Infographic and the accompanying ZoomGraphics incorporate the Scala Font collection, which does not have a Creative Commons license, users may electronically display and download the materials as noted above, but for any use that adapts or alters these materials in any way that would constitute a derivative work or in any way that would violate the Scala Font collection copyright, users must either:

  1. Own or purchase a legally licensed copy of the Scala Font collection, or
  2. Reproduce the work using another font for which they retain the license.

Limitations and Restrictions

No part of the Website or its linked content and materials may be adapted, displayed, distributed, or copied for any commercial use.

Republication of the website or use of the material for purposes other than those stated above is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of Stem Cells Across the Curriculum. Requests for permission can be sent to the Principal Investigator for the project: Katayoun Chamany

We welcome users to share a link to our project on their personal Websites and through social media.

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This Website has been created and is hosted in the State of New York. Use of this Website and the application of all terms and conditions shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the State of New York. You expressly agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to your use of the Website and/or its content or materials shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the State of New York.